This listed château, former residence of the Bishops of Tours, built in the 15th century was largely remodeled in the 19th century, with a living area of approximately 775 sq.m. with Guest House and cottage.
- Reference: LN-6R84Z
- Property Type: Chateau
- Location: 37000, Tours, Indre Et Loire, Centre-Val-De-Loire
- Habitable Space: 775 m2
- Land Space: 2.5 ha
- Sale Price: €2,300,000
- Bedrooms: 7
- Bathrooms: 6
French castle for sale near the city of Tours.
In the heart of its park, bordered by a romantic river, this elegant listed chateau was built in the 15th century at the exit of a village in the south of Tours. It takes advantage of the historical and cultural wealth of the region, the proximity of Azay-le-Rideau and Villandry attests. All local services are accessible within minutes. The city of Tours is about twenty kilometers away. From the TGV station you reach Paris in 1 hour. The nearest highway exit is only 5 minutes away.
This listed chateau, former residence of the Bishops of Tours, built in the 15th century was largely remodeled in the 19th century. It benefits from the character of its origin and elements of comfort, including a beautiful brightness, brought by the wide openings of the 19th. It enjoys a balanced architecture, beautifully highlighted by its towers on its east and west facades.
With a living area of approximately 775 sqm, the chateau comprises:
On the ground floor: an entrance, a large living room with a stone fireplace, parquet floors and exposed beams, a small living room with painted paneling and marble fireplace, a dining room decorated with a monumental fireplace in tufa and exposed beams, a family kitchen and a pantry room, a beautiful bedroom with its bathroom in the tower.
The south towers each house a stone staircase that leads to the first floor and 5 bedrooms (which one of 80 sqm) and their bathrooms. The facilities are comfortable and refined. The beams, chimneys, and bathrooms in the towers give the whole lot a lot of character.
The second floor houses 2 spacious bedrooms under an authentic apparent framework, a bathroom, a bathroom and a huge room with a home theater under the apparent structure of the building that gives this space a cathedral appearance.
The outbuildings include:
A guest house of about 330 sqm comprising living-room, dining room, kitchen, office, fitness room, a suite of service rooms on the ground floor. On floor 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, a shower room, a billiard room with a nice apparent frame. Independent gas heating.
The park of 4 acres (2,5 hectares) is enclosed by walls around the chateau, planted with beautiful ornamental trees. The part along the river is secure, this area is grassed and tree-filled. A small island completes this green and bucolic set.
The facades and roofs are registered on the Additional Inventory of Historic Monuments.
- Close to shops and cafés
- Swimming Pool
- Good walking Country
- Close to many river pursuits
- Golf courses
- Tennis in most Villages
- Horse riding and cycling
- Tourist area steeped in History
- Local Produce Markets
- Airports are not far away
- Motorways or good roads to property
- Trains are close
- Possible Tourist accomodation